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Ryan Denis has joined the West Fargo Police Department as a patrol officer, officially coming on board in late April. A native of Argusville and a 1998 graduate of West Fargo High School, Denis went on to attend pre-law enforcement at North Dakota State School of Science in Wahpeton and earned his degree in criminal justice from Minnesota State University Moorhead in 2003, before completing ten weeks of Police Basic Training at Alexandria Technical College.
"Get a Clue @ Your Library" is the theme for this year's Summer Reading Program at the West Fargo Public Library. The program will run June 11 through July 27 and is open to all children who have completed Kindergarten through Eighth Grade. Registration will begin Monday, June 11, with the event schedule given out during registration. Students may sign up for the free program anytime through July 26. All that is required is their name, phone number, and the grade completed.
Gas prices continue to be an ongoing topic of conversation with the continual fluctuation at the pumps. This morning's price per gallon at all West Fargo stations is down to $3.07 a gallon for regular unleaded, a marked drop from the $3.29 of two weeks ago. It's down right demoralizing when $3 a gallon is starting to look good, considering state average prices were below the $2.28 mark last October, and in January of this year, the national average even a little bit lower than that.
The recall effort initiated last week involving West Fargo City Commissioner Brenda Warren was ludicrous at best. Recall is serious business and something typically reserved for individuals believed to be engaged in blatant wrongdoing. The only 'wrongdoing' Warren can be accused of is her zealous stance on implementing a citywide smoking ban that will improve public health for everyone. Petitions were circulated at a number of West Fargo 'smoking allowed' bars last week asking for signatures from anyone wishing to see the election of Warren as a City Commissioner recalled. This petitio
Berger Elementary has another beautiful tree gracing its grounds - a mighty Bur Oak dedicated in memory of Ariana Kaseman in a special tree planting ceremony May 23. Ariana, who was a first grader at the school, passed away Feb.
Eventide, a trusted name in senior health care since 1951, will be hosting the Grand Opening of its new West Fargo campus - Sheyenne Crossings - on Wednesday, May 30, with a special ribbon cutting ceremony planned for 1:30 p.m., followed by an open house celebration from 2 to 4 p.m. Located in the heart of West Fargo on the corner of 13th Avenue and Sheyenne Street, Sheyenne Crossings provides comfortable solutions to the ever-changing needs of today's and tomorrow's senior population. Eventide President Jon Riewer, who has been a catalyst for the project since its very inception, said he
West Fargo City Commissioners took another hard look at the smoking ban issue Monday night before approving a motion by a 3-2 vote after almost an hour of discussion, directing the City Attorney to work with Fargo and Moorhead to draft a uniform ordinance for all three communities that will mirror the one recently passed by the Minnesota legislature going into effect Oct.
The West Fargo Chamber of Commerce has a new logo, vision and mission to lead their 400-plus member strong organization, with the official unveiling ceremony taking place last Thursday at the group's 49th annual Awards Breakfast meeting held at the Best Western Doublewood Inn in Fargo. "West Fargo Area Chamber of Commerce" is the new logo being touted, accented by a graphic of the winding Sheyenne River, also reminiscent of the letter 'w,' that will lead the Chamber staff into its new calendar year with a goal of securing an additional 75 members by annual meeting time next year.
Memorial Day is next Monday, presenting the perfect opportunity to take a few minutes out of your busy schedules to pay respect where respect is due by commemorating the U.S.
The staff at West Fargo High School has compiled and is selling a cookbook containing 340 of their favorite recipes titled "Packed with Goodness," with proceeds benefiting the West Fargo Area Dollars for Scholars organization. Not only is the cookbook filled with delicious recipes in a variety of categories, it also contains helpful supplemental information, i.e.